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CandyLand Dance

Joey Freeburg, Staff

April 30

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On Thursday 16 of April the school gym was flashing with strobe lights and fun music, the student council put on the CandyLand Dance for the Sierra students to raise money for field trip money that goes to students who can’t...

Future Sierra students plant trees for Earth Day

Matthew McCarthy, News Staff

April 27

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  On April 22nd, or Earth Day as many people may know it as, a group of students at one of Sierra’s feeder schools, Cherokee Trail Elementary, a group of 6th graders planted three new trees for their school. The students ran the entire proje...

Don’t Rock The Boat

Jaxson Ruert, Staff

April 23

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Sierra has put together a spring play called Don’t Rock the Boat. It aired on Wednesday April 8th at 3pm and Thursday and Friday at 7pm. Students had to pay $5.00 and Adults $7.00. The play is about a young sea captai...

JEA National Convention

Aubrey Bowlus

April 22

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On Friday the 17th through Sunday the 19th was the National Journalism Convention in downtown Denver. Journalism students were able to participate in many different activities that helped them be better writers for the yearbook...

Yearbook Wins an Award

Courtney Rich, Staff

April 22

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Did you know that last years yearbook won a Silver Crown Award and a Gold Circle Award for the 2015 Crown Awards?  For the Gold Circle Award, Sierra won 3rd place for theme and there were 11 different middle schools who won either...

Yearbook Wins Columbia Press Award

April 17

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Did you know that last years yearbook won a Silver Crown Award and a Gold Circle Award for the 2015 Crown Awards?  For the Gold Circle Award, Sierra won 3rd place for theme and there were 11 different middle schools who won either...

Puck’s Potion

Joey Freeburg, Staff

March 18

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On February 26, 27, 28, and March 5, 6, and 7, Puck’s Potion was performed by the chaparral students. Puck’s Potion is a play that was put on by the Chaparral students at Chaparral High School, the school put on the play to...

Sierra celebrates Pi Day

Aubrey Bowlus, Staff

March 16

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    March 14 is the annual celebration of Pi day. Many teams at Sierra participated in the event on Friday March 13. The teams got to do many different activities and some even got to throw pies at their te...

Sierra students have first PARCC tests

Abby Simonton and Matthew McCarthy

March 9

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Sierra students have just started taking their 1st PARCC tests. PARCC is an online tests and stands for Partnership for Assessment of Reading for Colleges and Careers. Between March 2-5 and March 9-12 Sierra students will be taking...

Hoops For Heart at SMS

Aubrey Bowlus, News Staff

March 5

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Have you ever participated in Jump Rope for Heart or Hoops for Heart? Well, Sierra Middle School held a Hoops for Heart Basketball Tournament in the big gym on February 26th to raise money for The American Heart Association. No...

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